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2019 Cutler Lecture: "Why Marriage Equality Prevailed—and Lessons for Other Social Movements"
Thursday, October 17
12:50pm - 1:50pm
Law School, Room 127

Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr., of Yale Law School will present William & Mary's 2019 Cutler Lecture titled “Why Marriage Equality Prevailed—and Lessons for Other Social Movements.” 

    Mass Atrocity Trials
    Thursday, October 17
    12:50pm - 1:50pm
    Law School, Room 124

    Join the Human Security Law Center in welcoming Arthur R. Traldi for a discussion on Mass Atrocity Trials. Mr. Traldi will speak from his extensive experience in international justice and law in Room 124. There will be pizza! 

    "Staying in Place": Lecture by Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon (University of Pennsylvania)
    Thursday, October 17
    12:50pm - 2pm
    Law School, Room 119

    Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Professor of Law and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, will present a lecture, “Staying in Place: Church Property and the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church after the Civil War."

    Discussion with Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr.: "On the basis of sex"
    Thursday, October 17
    2pm - 3:15pm
    Law School, Room 127

    Join Professor William Eskridge of Yale Law School for a discussion of whether federal antidiscrimination law prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender status. Sponsored by the Equality Alliance.

      Law and Legal Culture in Early America: A Symposium
      Friday, October 18
      9am - 4pm
      Law School, Room 133

      The Omohundro Institute will host a symposium exploring Anglo-American jurisprudence and professional legal training in early America.  To be followed immediately by 4:30 plenary session on books and the making of early Virginia law.

      Dialogue on Religious Liberty, LGBT Rights, and the Search for Common Ground
      Friday, October 18
      12:45pm - 2pm
      Law School, Room 124
      Join the Institute of Bill of Rights Law for a lunch discussion with Yale law professor Bill Eskridge and University of Illinois Law Professor Robin Wilson on religious freedom and LGBT rights. 
      A Conversation about Books and the Making of Early Virginia Law
      Friday, October 18
      4:30pm - 5:45pm
      Law School, Room 120

      A discussion featuring Warren M. Billings (University of New Orleans), Davison M. Douglas (William & Mary Law School), Mitchell Frass (University of Pennsylvania) and Karin Wulf (Omohundro Institute). Free; RSVP to reserve your seat.



      The Haven's 5th Anniversary Celebration
      Saturday, October 19
      6pm - 7:30pm
      Campus Center, Lobby

      Please join us October 19th during Homecoming weekend to celebrate five years of advocacy, support, and empowerment and celebrate the extraordinary contribution to current and past volunteers to campus. Refreshments served. 

      Hampton Roads Human Trafficking lunch panel
      Tuesday, October 22
      12:50pm - 1:50pm
      Law School, Room 119

      Come hear a panel of four experts discuss human trafficking in the Hampton Roads area and ways that we, as a community, can work to combat it! Food will be provided! All students, faculty and staff are welcome and encouraged to attend!

      Pink Out / Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch Talk
      Tuesday, October 22
      12:50pm - 1:50pm
      Law School, Room 127

      Our own Cassi Fritzius will be speaking on the importance of breast cancer awareness. Join SBA and WLS in wearing Pink on the 22nd to show your support! Lunch will be served. 

      Virginia Foster Care Reform: Maintaining Momentum
      Tuesday, October 22
      4pm - 6pm
      Law School, McGlothlin Courtroom

      A panel, led by the Virginia General Assembly’s Foster Care Caucus Chairs, will discuss next steps for the Virginia General Assembly to address the pressing foster care related issues that affect our state's most vulnerable youth.

        Know Your Rights: Interacting with Law Enforcement
        Friday, October 25
        12:30pm - 2pm
        Law School

        A panel and discussion on your rights when it comes to you and law enforcement when you are in your vehicle, in your home, or in public.

        Hosted with the Office of Health Promotion at William & Mary.

        The House of Representatives vs President Trump - Stanley Brand
        Monday, October 28
        12:45pm - 2pm
        Law School, Room 124

        Stanley Brand will be discussing the scope of Congress' ability to investigate the President, focusing on recent investigations into President Trump and the Mueller Report.

        W&M Strategic Planning Steering Committee (Law School forum)
        Monday, October 28
        12:50pm - 1:50pm
        Law School, 119 and 120

        The Law School will host a forum with the William & Mary Strategic Planning Steering Committee (SPSC) in room 119 and room 120 on Monday, October 28, at 12:50 p.m. All are invited, and encouraged, to participate in this important endeavor.

          Guest Lecture by SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
          Wednesday, October 30
          12:50pm - 1:50pm
          Law School, Room 119

          SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce will join our community for a public lecture during the lunch hour. Free admission and the public is welcome. Her visit is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets.

          Ongoing Events

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          Peer Health Outreach Coalition (every Thursday when classes are in session) 
          Thursday, September 5 - Thursday, April 30
          4pm - 5pm
          McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, Conference Room
          Boost your org’s impact, save  money and time, reduce programmatic redundancy, build bridges/collaborate with like-minded groups, share your success, garner support, and benefit from free, unbiased advice from campus experts in this forum!
          Campus Food Pantry 
          Saturday, August 31 - Wednesday, December 18
          1pm - 5pm
          Wesley Foundation House: Lower Level 526 Jamestown Rd

          The Campus Food Pantry is OPEN for all WM students, faculty and staff- so please come take some free food to get through finals- featuring canned goods, household items and microwavable meals!

          Hours: Monday 330-530, Thursday 430-630, and Saturday 1-3

          240th Anniversary
          Tuesday, January 1 - Monday, December 9
          Law School, Varies

          On December 4, 1779, George Wythe became the first professor of law in America, a professorship created at William & Mary by the Board of Visitors at the urging of Thomas Jefferson. Various events will commemorate the 240th anniversary of that event.